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SPOTLIGHT: Artist Photographs Herself Nude On Every Birthday For the Last 40 Years

"For 40 years, I’ve photographed myself on my birthday wearing nothing but my white Lollipop underpants, shoes and socks. I made my first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974."

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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot. Union Square/Time Square. NYC. August 2014.

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Elena Chernyshova - Awaiting Movement

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I love everything about this set. Holy shit.

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Ward Roberts - Billions (Hong Kong Reflections)

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Sleeping Hilda by La-Clover

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Growth & Repair

March 9th, 2012 - 14th birthday
March 9th, 2013 - 15th birthday
March 9th, 2014 - 16th birthday

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  March 14, 2014 at 05:22pm
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From The Atlantic (click through for more images):

This combination of pictures shows Independence Square in Kiev on April 22, 2009 (left) during a social movement called “Smile Ukraine! Smile overcomes a crisis!”, and the same square pictured on February 20, 2014 (right), three months after a political crisis erupted leaving around dozens dead. (Sergei Supinsky, Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Art of Staying Aloft: a photo series by Gloria Wilson of Small Mysteries.

I really love Cardinals in snow. I recently discovered that to be one of my favourite things to see.

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The Pink Choice

Even though many people seem to be open about homosexuality, it turned out to be untrue when I showed people photos of homosexual couples in intimate moments. Most of them found the photos disgusting and unacceptable. This reaction was a source of inspiration to me. My goal was to make photos about homosexuals that incite feelings of romantic love that is natural and beautiful. I chose to capture casual daily activities of the couples that can be familiar to anyone. By doing so, I hope to make the audience become interested, then gradually empathize with homosexual people.

Many projects/artworks on homosexuality in Vietnam tend to focus on either deviances (especially in movies, with images of homosexuals portrayed in ridiculous clothing and make-up, mincing, shrewish or rude manners…) or symbolic images. In photography, homosexuals are not presented as themselves in pictures. And if they are, they’re usually photographed from behind or with masks on. These all foster weird and absurd images of homosexuals rather then present more understanding perspectives. In turn, homosexuals become even more intimidated and isolated.

The Pink Choice has a different approach as it seeks out personal stories using direct language: documentary photography to capture real moments and real people.

Moreover, stories about homosexuality in Vietnam and also in the world usually end in tragedy, especially in movies. On one hand, this tragic style of storytelling can make audience become more sympathetic and understanding of the difficulties that homosexuals experience. On the other hand, the drama of homosexuals can also cause misunderstandings that lives of homosexuals are vulnerable and regretful, and that the choice to “come out” is an incredible effort against the community’s way of life. The point is, in real life, there are many homosexual people who live happily with their identity. There are homosexual couples who love, nurture and build a happy family life together.

The Pink Choice is a series of photos about the love of homosexual couples which focus on living spaces, the affectionate touches, and more importantly, the synchronized rhythm of lovers sharing life together. Viewers may not feel the personalities of the subjects in the photos, but hopefully they can feel the warmth of their love and caring. In way, I wanted to show what I see of homosexual people and not how they see themselves.

Photographer: Maika Elan

Maika is respresented by MoST. If you’d like to find out more about them you should click here.

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Two Brothers Re-Create Childhood Photos As A Priceless Gift To Their Mother (via Then/Now)

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Winter in Central Park | New York (by SamAlive)

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Looking down

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